In Memory

Hansoo Lee, MBA 10, Founder of Magoosh

Entrepreneur Hansoo Lee, MBA 10, passed away March 4 after a 15-month battle with lung cancer. To honor his memory, classmates have raised $63,000 to create an entrepreneurship fellowship.

Lee came to Haas knowing that he wanted to pursue a career in entrepreneurship. He joined classmate Bhavin Parikh, also MBA 10, in co-founding Magoosh, an online education company that has helped thousands of students improve their test scores.

Magoosh won second place in the Intel+UC Berkeley Technology Entrepreneurship Challenge in 2010. Under Lee’s leadership, the company grew into a funded, cash-flow-positive business.

To honor Lee’s memory, Parikh teamed up with Pejman Pour-Moezzi, MBA 10, and Lee’s fiancée, Wendy Lim, BS 99, to create the Hansoo Lee Fellowship for Entrepreneurs. The fellowship will be awarded annually to support a Berkeley MBA student or team pursuing an entrepreneurial venture for a summer internship.

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